Nia Long thinks that being a mom of two is a “pretty exciting” thing.
The 52-year-old actress Nia long is mom to two sons, aged 11 and 22.
The 52-year-old actress gave birth to her 11-year-old son, Kez Sunday Udoka, whom she shares with ex-fiancé Ime Udoka, in year 2011. Long is also mom to son Massai Zhivago Dorsey II, 22, whomeshe shares with her ex-fiancé Massai Z. Dorsey.
While doctors had previously told her it would be challenging to have more children following her first son, Long expressed in a recent conversation with the media that she believed she might face much more difficulty in becoming pregnant again.
“I thought if it was meant to be, it would happen and I wasn’t going to worry about it either way,” she said. “When it happened, it was pretty much exciting.”
The Fatal Affair actress added that discussing the journey of pregnancy for older women, as well as other life stages, should be framed as a actual meaningful conversation.
“I think we should talk about all these. We should talk about the menopause. We should talk about what happens when you’re of a certain age and your body changes,” Long shared. “We should talk about things for anti-aging but not where it’s like,’ I want to be forever like a young.’ Let’s remove ‘anti-aging’ and talk about what you can put into your body to preserve your quality of the
While previously Long has opened up about being a single mother, and expressed that it is her “main focus” after her 13-year-relationship with Udoka came to an end in last December.
While speaking with media, she added she feels it’s more important than ever to be transparent with her children, and that she is “still figuring it out.”
“I’ve made plenty of mistakes as a mother of two children. I’ve learned about myself through my parenthood. So Do I have regrets? Of course i have,” shared Long.
“But they’re not regrets that were life-changing and devastating movements. They’re like, had I thought about it before I got emotionally charged, I probably could have handled this more delicately but i didn’t .”
She Continued that “I also know that the world is tough. And if you prepare your boys for that, they can assert themselves in difficult situations without seeming like spoiled brats but like young men who are not afraid to lead the way and are gentlemen and respectful of womens. That’s my biggest thing in my life right now.”